puppeteer for television film and theatre

Television and Film includes...

Josh Elwell

Show Company
Assassin's Creed Regency
Mister Maker's Arty Party Zodiak Kids
ABC Bear KidsTV, Tower 10, Vienna. Austria
Strange Hill High CBBC, Freemantle, Factory Transmedia
That Puppet Game Show
The Jim Henson Company & BBC
The Muppets...Most Wanted Disney
The Adventures of William Whiskerson Dot to Dot & BBC Learning
Pajanimals The Jim Henson Company, Sixteen South & Sprout
ZingZillas BBC Worldwide
Zing Bop CBeebies
Scoop Cbbc 
Gigglebiz CBeebies
Big City Park BBC Scotland & Sixteen South 
Nuzzle & Scratch CBeebies
Inspector Wexford ITV
Rockliffe’s Folly BBC
Casualty BBC
Murder at the Vicarage ITV
Tenko BBC
In the Secret State BBC 
Letty TVS
















Theatre includes...


Company Show
Norwich Puppet Theatre Beauty and the Beast
Eastern Angles Ragnarok
Beckman Unicorn Great Expectations
Little Angel Theatre We're Going on a Bear Hunt (R&D)
National Theatre of Scotland A Christmas Carol
BBC Worldwide ZingZillas Live Festival tour
Watershed Productions Winnie the Witch
Wild Wood Theatre The Frog Princess, Rags to Witches, Bird in the Hand, Puck’s Bottom, Storm in a Teacup
Hoodwink Theatre Forged & Gorged, Gastronomic, 4D – An Adventure in Time
Forest Forge Theatre Tom Thumb
Trading Faces The Jungle Book
Breakout Theatre The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Oddsocks Productions Julius Caesar
The Tricycle Theatre & The Besht Tellers Far Above Rubies
Turtle Key Productions Goodnight Desdemona
Torsion Theatre Buff
Lambeth Children’s Merlin
Arts Threshold Theatre Taming of the Shrew, Caravan of Dreams, Cabeza de Vaca, The Fisherman’s Ring
Salisbury Playhouse Volpone, Far From the Madding Crowd, The Tolpuddle Martyrs, Mother Goose














Directing includes...


Company Show
Hand to Mouth Theatre ‘Spoonful of Stories’ and ‘Head in the Clouds’
Wild Wood Theatre Artistic Director
The Haymarket Theatre Associate Director ‘The Visit’ with The Haymarket Youth Theatre, Basingstoke
Proteus Theatre Company ‘Chaser’
Forest Forge Theatre Associate Director ‘A Bit of a Blow’ and ‘The Firebird’ & Many Youth Theatre shows       
The Grand Theater Groningen, Holland ‘Fresh’
Salisbury Playhouse ‘The Birds’, ‘Medea’ and ‘The Government Inspector’
Greenjack Theatre ‘Romeo & Juliet’









Teaching & Projects...

Guest Lecturer at Southampton University. Teaching the therapeutic benefits of drama.
Guest Director at Bournemouth & Poole College. Teaching physical theatre.
Trainer for Magus Projects — corporate creative training.
Drama teacher for Sheiling Curative School — teenagers with learning difficulties.
Workshop leader with Fevered Sleep and BAC’s production of ‘Feast Your Eyes’.
Games & Drama teacher at the Ringwood Waldorf Steiner School & New Forest Small Schools.
Bath Theatre Royal — youth theatre.
Hoodwink Theatre — performance projects.
Larmer Tree Music Festival — Procession director.
Qualified Yoga Instructor — regular classes.


Puppetry (reverse and straight scan operation). Strong singing voice, Storytelling, Circus skills – unicycle, stilts & juggling, Guitar, Ukulele and Mandolin, Devising, Advanced certificate in stage combat, Skilled director, facilitator and workshop leader. Experience in working with children and young people.  Apple Mac and PC literate. Qualified Yoga Instructor. Qi Gong. Full Driving license Motor Cycle & Car. CRB checked.